Trends in Medical Education in North Carolina
Examines how retention in North Carolina after graduation, choice of specialty, and practice location vary between North Carolina's 4 medical schools. Seeks to provide the data and information necessary to plan for North Carolina's future physician workforce needs.
Author(s): Erin Fraher, Helen Newton, Jessica Lyons Date: 09/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research view details
Local and National Efforts Improve Rural EMS Safety
Discusses how local safety practices are increasing EMS safety, but more and wider coordination is needed. Features Rowan County EMS in North Carolina, and Gold Cross/Mayo Clinic Medical Transport of Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
Author(s): Candi Helseth Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 08/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Correlates of Mental Health among Latino Farmworkers in North Carolina
Details a study based on interviews with Latino farmworkers in rural North Carolina regarding their general mental health and environmental stressors. Data is broken down by age, legal status, and disorder, among other relevant factors.
Author(s): Rebecca Crain, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Melody Schwantes, et al. Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 28(3), 277-285 Date: 07/2012 Type: Document view details
An Analysis of Oral Health Disparities and Access to Services in the Appalachian Region
Analyzes disparities in oral health status and access to
oral healthcare in the Appalachian Region. Examines
relationships between oral health disparities and
socioeconomic status indicators. Focuses on aiding efforts
to develop targeted interventions to reduce disparities in Appalachia.
Author(s): Denise D. Krause, Warren L. May, Nancy M. Lane, et al. Date: 12/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research view details
Project Lazarus: Community-Based Overdose Prevention in Rural North Carolina
Describes a community-based overdose prevention model in an Appalachian county of Western North Carolina to combat the high unintentional poisoning mortality rate due to prescription opioids. The main components of this model include community involvement, coalition building, monitoring and surveillance data, overdose prevention, use of medication for reversing overdoses, and the education of primary care providers in managing chronic pain and safe opioid prescribing.
Author(s): Su Albert, Fred W. Brason, Catherine K. Sanford, et al. Citation: Pain Medicine, 12, (suppl 2), S77-S85 Date: 06/2011 Type: Document view details